Fittest Female Celebs Over 40 Who Still Look Incredible
They say that life starts at 40, but unfortunately this is also when your metabolism starts to slow down and it becomes difficult to lose those extra pounds. Of course, all bodies are beautiful, but if you want to change the way you look, these celebrities can serve as some serious inspiration. If you want to achieve your body goals, you need to put in the work, but the fundamental concept should be that you must love yourself, and the rest will follow. Here’s a list of fit female celebs over 40 that you can use as your fitspiration!
Our favorite Friends character shows that age is just a number. She keeps her body rock hard and says that she owes it to her trainer Leyon Azubuike. Her body is fantastic and results from all the hard work she puts in with her workout. We hope this serves as inspiration for you to exercise!
A list of the fittest celebs over 40 would not be complete without Jennifer Lopez. Jenny From the Block continues to surprise fans and fellow celebrities with her gorgeous body and her pole dancing skills. Jennifer Lopez is a star who has the best discipline in keeping her body toned and looking great at 50.
Being a dancer and singer is not an easy task when you’re not physically fit. Shakira shows that you can have the best of both worlds when you train hard and keep a strict regimen. Shakira’s trainer Anna Kaiser created a unique HIIT program that keeps her prepared before her next tour, and her toned figure proves it.
For some models, their career ends at 30 years old, but with supermodel Cindy Crawford, she shows that being a successful model means never slowing down while putting in the time and effort to keep her body looking fabulous. Despite being over 40 years old, Cindy posts her gym selfies and workout routines if you’re looking for a good one to try. You may find it incredible to believe that she has TWO kids! These days, Crawford enjoys most of her time away from the limelight and chooses to focus on her multiple business ventures.
Gabrielle Union-Wade is known for playing a cheerleader in the Bring It On movie franchise, and with the athletic stunts needed, she would have to be in the best shape. That’s why she keeps herself in shape at the Heart & Hustle gym in Los Angeles. You can find her workouts on Instagram if you’re looking for inspiration.
Tracee Ellis Ross
Tracee Ellis Ross is an actress who is a fan of the Tracy Anderson Method, and she shares that you need to put in the work to wake up looking the way she does. She knows that having a great body is all about work, noting that she used to wake up like that at 18.
Despite it being years since she filmed Moulin Rouge, Nicole Kidman shows that her body still looks just as amazing as it did when the movie was released. Kidman says that using a practical approach is the best way to reach your body goals. She continues to run and also likes doing yoga and spinning to keep herself toned.
It’s hard to believe that Leslie Mann is over 40 because she looks to be around 25 years old. She owes her youthful glow to cycling. According to an interview with PopSugar, Mann and her husband are avid participants in SoulCycle in Santa Monica. If you’re looking for cardio exercises, you might want to try cycling.
Jane Seymour has one of the best swimsuit bodies, and we can’t help but feel envy because she can rock literally any suit. She says she does this by having a diet of shellfish, fish, and vegetables. However, she doesn’t cut out the good stuff altogether and claims that she still enjoys a bite of dessert and cheese.
Anyone who enjoys Modern Family will be familiar with Sofia Vergara. While Vergara holds an air of youth because of her personality, her body is also to die for, and something many women aspire to achieve. She says that she does go to the gym but is not entirely dedicated to a specific routine.
Charlize Theron looks incredibly young, and her body certainly doesn’t give away her age. This actress likes to do ballet-style workout routines, and according to her trainer, she dedicates 35 minutes of her workout to cardio that targets her whole body. If you’re looking for a way that’s not like the rest, you might want to check this one out.
Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith is one of the most beautiful celebrities out there, with her toned body and glowing skin. She says that the key to achieving your best self is by loving your body. For her, taking care of your body in the way you want to is the best thing you can do for self-love and being happy.
Chenoweth practices the virtue that says, “you are what you eat.” Oatmeal, hot tea, and almonds are just some of the staples that keep her body lovely and dainty. Of course, you should maintain a healthy diet for your body weight and keep you healthy. Starving yourself is not a good option ever.
One of our favorite Charlie’s Angels alumni says that she likes to fill her stomach with either toast, avocado, a piece of chicken, or even an apple coated in almond butter before her workouts. This helps give her the energy she needs for her training, and it doesn’t contain too many calories for her to feel bloated.
Michelle Obama claims that exercise is a great way to avoid being stressed, which is evident because her arms look amazing. If everyone used exercise as a form of therapy, many people would probably be happier. This is Obama’s secret, and it clearly works so well for her!
Eva Mendes is a gorgeous fit celeb over 40 who continues to make everyone swoon on and off-screen. According to her, when she’s not getting ready for a movie, she works out about three times a week. However, when she has to film for a new film, she ups her workout days from three to five.
Something about Sandy Bullock always makes us feel warm and fuzzy. Whether she’s playing a stranded astronaut or even a candidate for Ms. Congeniality, she always brings her A-game. She says that she stays in shape by following Body by Simone, which incorporates a lot of cardio. Sometimes she does Pilates as well to switch up her routines.
Seeing Yolanda Hadid gives us an idea where Gigi and Bella Hadid gets their supermodel genes. While she does follow a strict diet and routine to stay in shape, Hadid still says it’s okay to indulge in dessert, but always in moderation. We hope to get a better peek at her daily workout routine and diet tips soon!
Elizabeth Hurley is over 50 and she still has one of the best bodies on this list. She has been a fitness and beauty icon for decades. She hydrates a lot throughout her day and follows a simple yet healthy meal plat that focuses on fresh produce. She prides herself on staying away from foods with a lot of chemicals or additives, thus sticking to locally sourced meats and vegetables.
Gwyneth Paltrow may be known for her controversial “alternative” wellness advice, but if one thing’s for sure, she looks phenomenal for being nearly 50 years old. Paltrow has stated that she eats a “mostly clean” diet but allows herself to eat whatever she wants for dinner. As for her workouts, she has been training with Tracy Anderson for a long time.
Watts has a timeless beauty, and we suppose that her toned body contributes to that. According to Naomi, The Class is a great program to follow if you’re looking to try out a yoga-cardio combination, which is growing more popular these days. In one of her Instagram posts, she shares that she starts the day with 100 burpees.
Friends alumnus Courtney Cox starred in a show called Cougar Town, and her body shows it. Cox is said to train with Michelle Lovitt, who also coaches Juliane Moore. According to Lovitt, Cox’s workout is a lot of strength training that involves barbells and many high-intensity training routines that keep this actress’s body in great shape.
Our favorite lawyer from How To Get Away With Murder is proof that diligence is vital if you want to stick to a workout routine. She says that she wakes up as early as 3 A.M. to work out if she needs to report to work at 5 A.M. Clearly, all her efforts are paying off.
Kourtney is well-known for being the hot mom of the Kardashian siblings, and despite her age, she still looks fresh. Her diet doesn’t include dairy, and it’s clearly paying off. If you’re willing to cut cheese out of your life, you might be surprised by the results. Of course, working out is still something to consider for toning bodies.
While Kate Hudson has played some roles where she’s supposed to be a little on the bigger side, in real life, she keeps herself very fit. She is the co-founder of popular athleisure brand and membership program Fabletics, and says that despite having a busy mom life, she always makes time to work out. She does a combination of several workout programs to stay fit and look great. In 2016, Hudson released her first book, Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body, and in 2017, she released her second book titled Pretty Fun: Creating and Celebrating a Lifetime of Tradition.
If you’re a fan of the Underworld series, you’ll recognize Kate Beckinsale, who is known for playing Selene. Beckinsale has to keep in shape for all her movies, and we can’t imagine that to be an easy feat. However, she does share that she dreads it sometimes but always loves the feeling after a workout routine.